The finalists for the 2023 Comedy Pet Photo Awards have been announced, with 25 shortlisted images included.

The awards were created by professional photographers Paul Joynson-Hicks and Tom Sullam to celebrate the positive and vital role that pets have in our lives and to encourage engagement around animal welfare.

The shortlisted images will now be judged by a panel that includes Kate Humble, Mel Geidroyc, Emma Milne, and Elke Vogelsang, with winners announced on 11 August.

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